asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will seek to ascertain why the latest report of the Parole Boad is signed by only 48 out of 52 members who served during the period covered by the report.
We understand that the Chairman of the Parole Board did not consider it appropriate to invite the four members concerned to sign the board's annual report for 1974 since three were ex-members who have been reappointed during 1974 to help for a short period and the fourth member left the board during January 1974.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is satified with the rate of turnover of membership of the Parole Board.
In general, yes; but we have recently introduced a change under which judicial members and probation officers are invited to serve for two years instead of three in order that a greater number of members of those professions can gain experience of serving on the board.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the annual turnover of membership of the Parole Board for each year since 1968.
On 1st January 1968 there were 17 members of the board. Following are the annual changes:
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